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8 Great Walks: April on the South Coast

We had to retool our regular 8 Great Things blog this month while we all work at social distancing. You know what we realized? We’ve still got outdoor walks (as long as you keep your distance from others) and, frankly, walks have been keeping us sane. So this month we’ve rebranded the monthly column to 8 Great Walks. Having an abundance of beautiful landscapes on the South Coast is a blessing. And like that box of Girl Scout cookies that you unexpectedly found in the back of your cabinet, a good walk can really make your day.

White Eagle Parcel

You drive down a bumpy lane in Marion to get to Sippican Land Trust’s White Eagle Parcel where you’ll see cranberry bogs, an abandoned hearth and hear frogs making their distinct chirpy mating calls. Off Parlowtown Road, Marion. More here. 

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UPDATED: Staying Connected During Coronavirus: South Coast Style

UPDATED: March 24, 2020

Across the world, we’re seeing communities come together in creative ways in the midst of the Coronavirus response — singing from balconies in Italy, delivering pitchers of margaritas (with a roll of toilet paper) in Brooklyn, and random accordion playing.

Check out the Whaling Museum’s cupola this evening. Museum President Amanda McMullen wrote in an email, “Throughout history to present day, we are a strong and buoyant community, which is why I find comfort in the incredible resiliency of this region and its people. As a symbol of solidarity and hope, the New Bedford Whaling Museum has lit up its cupola and it will serve as our north star on the cityscape, our constant to remind us that this too shall pass.”

In addition, other creative approaches to social distancing and community building are also happening across the South Coast. We’re gathering together a list to help everyone stay connected locally.

Have we missed things? For sure!!! Please add them below in the comment section and help us crowdsource community.

Note: this post is updated from last week, with the recent additions appearing first

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8 Great Things for March on the South Coast!

March forward, folks! We’re in that sweet spot of the year that’s filled with such wonderful anticipation of what lies ahead: daffodils, short-sleeve shirts outside, bike rides and eating ice cream cones without mittens on. We’ve collected 8 Great Things to pass the time as you marshal spring in with style in March on the South Coast.

1. C’mon! A Rollicking Good Time!

We follow the guys of Barnstar! everywhere because we admire their reverence for exclamation points (just look at their name “Barnstar!” and their first album “C’mon!”). Plus, watching them in concert is like watching exclamation points come to life. They visit the Narrows this month. Don’t miss them!! (with special guest Amy Helm). March 7 at 8:00. The Narrows, 16 Anawan Street, Fall River. More here. 

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